Acidic Deposition and Aquatic Ecosystems: Regional Case Studies

Acidic Deposition and Aquatic Ecosystems: Regional Case Studies

by Donald F. Charles (Editor)

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ISBN-13: 9781461390404
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 11/08/2011
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1991
Pages: 744
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.06(d)

Table of Contents

I. Background.- — Acidic Deposition and Aquatic Ecosystems: Regional Case Studies.- 1. Processes Influencing the Acid-Base Chemistry of Surface Waters.- 2. Hydrochemical Assessment Methods for Analyzing the Effects of Acidic Deposition on Surface Waters.- 3. Historical Trends in Atmospheric Sulfur Deposition and Methods for Assessing Long-Term Trends in Surface Water Chemistry.- 4. Effects of Acidification on Biological Communities in Aquatic Ecosystems.- 5. Geographic Overview of the Regional Case Study Areas.- II. Case Studies.- Northeast Overview.- 6. Adirondack Mountains.- 7. Maine.- 8. Catskill Mountains.- 9. Southeastern Canada: An Overview of the Effect of Acidic Deposition on Aquatic Resources.- Southeast Overview.- 10. Mountains of Western Virginia.- 11. The Southern Blue Ridge Province.- Florida Overview.- 12. Florida.- Upper Midwest Overview.- 13. Upper Midwest.- West Overview.- 14. Rocky Mountains.- 15. Sierra Nevada, California.- 16 Cascade Mountains.- III. Synthesis and Integration.- 17. Interregional Comparisons of Surface Water Chemistry and Biogeochemical Processes.- 18. Long-Term Temporal Trends in Surface Water Chemistry.- Appendices.- A. Ion Enrichment Analysis for the Regional Case Studies Project.- B. Regional Estimates of Atmospheric Dry Deposition.- C. Estimation of Precipitation Amount and Chemistry at Eastern Lake Survey-Phase I Lakes.- References.

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